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Barnplants Coffee Shop - CLOSED

Turkey Cock Lane, Colchester CO3 8ND, England
+44 1206 211312
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good15%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (24 reviews)
“quiche” (3 reviews)
“toasties” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Turkey Cock Lane, Colchester CO3 8ND, England
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Reviews (59)
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1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had the bigger breakfast but I struggled to finish it it was so big. They use fresh local products which were all of a decent size. Next time I may have to go for the big breakfast which is 1 of each item. The...More

Thank welchmark9295
Reviewed 6 February 2017

we were regulars to the "old" Barnplants, first visit since the renovations - oh dear, what a disappointment, I had scrambled egg with smoked salmon, would have preferred just scrambled egg as I used to, egg was more like an omelette texture, generous portion of...More

Thank janevers2
Reviewed 5 February 2017

we had lunch today at 12 noon. meals for six,all who were regulars at the former barn plants coffee shop.we were looking forward to our visit to the new revamped restaurant,under new ownership. never again.our food was not good.the jacket potato very small,over cooked so...More

3  Thank Michael P
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Went today to the new revamped cafe. The new look is very nice, but I had to have a word with the manager about how cold it was. People were all sitting in their top coats, not what you need to eat your Sunday lunch....More

Thank insignia1
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The new cafe is more attractive and more comfortable than previously but the menu is far more restricted, having only about six choices on the Chef's Special menu. There were none of the pasta bakes and more traditional meals, such as cottage pie, which we...More

Thank JacarandaEssex
Dawn T, past owner at Barnplants Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Hi JacarandaEssex The coffeeshop@barnplants that you knew was independently owned and operated by Dawn. The business closed at the end of 2016 and Dawn retired. We have tried to close the trip advisor site but for some reason (and its very frustrating) Trip advisor have...More

Reviewed 30 January 2017

We have been coming to this café/coffee shop for lunch for many years now and came for lunch yesterday as a birthday treat for a relative who is also fond of the place. Disappointed is an understatement! The refurbished barn looks great and the service...More

2  Thank Jean H
Dawn T, past owner at Barnplants Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Hi JeanH The coffeeshop@barnplants that you knew was independently owned and operated by Dawn. The business closed at the end of 2016 and Dawn retired. We have tried to close the trip advisor site but for some reason (and its very frustrating) Trip advisor have...More

Reviewed 28 January 2017

My husband and I have always been regulars at this restaurant,so much so that the waitresses knew what we would order! We had our first trip to the new barn yesterday and were not disappointed. It has been refurbished beautifuly ,a great improvement. Had a...More

1  Thank Hobnob933
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Absolutely love it here...good, home cooked style food and lovely cakes, Good size portions and and a nice vibe.

Thank Debbie O
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We popped in for lunch today as a family and ordered both adult mains and children's sandwiches. The food was a little bland, the mains were served piping hot, although everything is served with bread and salad which we felt were not needed. The children's...More

2  Thank jim_bo230
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Outstanding service, excellent value and fantastic food!!! It's a wonderful hidden little coffee shop - dog and family friendly. I would highly recommend.

1  Thank loueylou332
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:00
Thursday
09:00 - 16:00
Friday
09:00 - 16:00
Saturday
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Turkey Cock Lane, Colchester CO3 8ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 211312
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